Ivana Dobesova (Czech Republic) was elected Vice-Chair of the Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions at the 2015 Annual Session in Helsinki.
Dobesova serves as the Head of the Delegation of the Czech Republic to the OSCE PA and has been a member of her national parliament since 2013. Within the Czech Chamber of Deputies she is Vice-Chair of the Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Youth and Sports and a member of the Committee on Petitions and the Sub-Committee on Migration. Dobesova also serves as a substitute member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
She has been an active participant in OSCE PA election observation activities since joining the Assembly, participating in missions to Hungary, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Ukraine, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Turkey.